Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 3, p 651
William SOUTHMAYD, Middletown. Invt. £7279-07-11. Taken 26 February, 1750-1, by Jonathan ALLIN, Joseph SOUTHMAYD & William ROCKWELL.
Court Record, Page 58 -- 2 Feb 1747-8: Allin SOUTHMAYD, a minor, age 16 years, son of William SOUTHMAYD, chose Jabez HAMLIN, Esq., to be his guardian. Recog., £300.
Page 64 -- 19 Apr 1748: Adms. granted unto Mehetabel SOUTHMAYD, widow, who gave bonds with Jabez HAMLIN of £1000. This Court appoint Mehetabell SOUTHMAYD, widow, to be guardian to William SOUTHMAYD, a minor, 13 years of age, Giles 9, & to Patrick & Samuel, 11 years, children of William SOUTHMAYD. Recog., £500 for each minor.
Page 51 (Vol. XVI) -- 4 Feb 1752: William SOUTHMAYD, a minor, 16 years of age, son of William SOUTHMAYD, chose his mother Mehetabel SOUTHMAYD to be his guardian. Recog., £1000.
Page 74 (Vol. XVII) -- 5 Aug 1755: An account of Adms. was now exhibited in Court by Mehetabell SOUTHMAYD, Adms. Accepted. Order to distribute the estate, viz.: To Mehetabel SOUTHMAYD, widow, her thirds of moveable estate, & 1-3 part of the real estate for her improvement during life; also:
To Allin SOUTHMAYD, eldest son, £211-05-01
To William, Giles, Patrick & Samuel SOUTHMAYD, to each £1155-12-06½
And appoint William ROCKWELL, Matthew TALCOTT & Abijah MOORE, distributors.